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Michael Jennings II's Fundraiser:

Brooklyn's Butterflies

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BENEFITING: Detroit Mottep Foundation

ORGANIZER: Gift of Life

Michael Jennings II

THE STORY:

The Gift of Life MOTTEP LIFE WALK/RUN is the largest event promoting organ and tissue donation in the state of Michigan.  Organ donation is critical to the minority community because minoritiesin general (and African Americans in particular) are disproportionately affected by diseases that often lead to organ failure including diabetes, high blood pressure and obesity.


Key facts about minorities and donation and transplantation:

* 50% of all patients waiting for transplants are of an ethnic minority.

*Nearly 50% of those needing kidney transplants in Michigan are African American.

*25% of the available donors are minorities.


Minorities do donate organs and tissues, but not enough to meet the urgent need.  Some may be reluctant to sign the Michigan Organ Donor Registry because of:

*Religious beliefs and superstitions

*Mistrust of the medical community

*Lack of awareness

*Racism

*Fear of premature death


This cause takes on a more personal meaning for me; as my youngest daughter, Brooklyn Elise Jennings because an organ donor after dying suddenly from a Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM).  Though nothing could soften the blow of losing my Baby Girl so suddenly; it helped to know that she lives on not only through our memories, but also because of her Gift of Life.


So in honor of Brooklyn Elise we are walking this year and I humbly ask for your financial support.

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To This Fundraiser

$4,070

MONEY RAISED
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  • Lucinda Hochrein

    $50

  • Vera Grigorian

     

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • Angie Johnson

    $50

  • The Kyles Family (Kevin, Zena, Autumn and Kevin)

    $50

  • Katy Vern

     

  • Bonnie Harrington

     

  • Sherry Leah Ossy

     

  • Nicole Henderson

    $25

  • Dale and Karen Wisner

    $50

  • Fred McCoy

    $25

  • Charlene McNary

    $25

  • Chris Maier

     

  • Gene and Susan Cox

    $100

  • Sue DeBels-Tomanek

     

  • Melissa Gibson

     

  • Elsa F. Connor

    $100

  • Muriel

     

  • Joe, Ashley, Clare and Amelia Stephens

    $100

  • Osborne David

    $25

  • Michelle Silvaggi

    $50

  • Garner and Erin Bass

    $100

  • Erika Mansfield

     

  • Thelma Crawford

    $25

  • Maryann Daniels

    $50

  • Evan Cleaver

    $10

  • Rita Walch

    $50

  • Robie Jennings

     

  • Sandra Kempton

    $100

  • Valerie Stanislawski

     

  • Sue Stroud

    $20

  • Dave Jeleniewski

    $25

  • Carol Flesher

    $50

  • ron wood

    $100

  • Kathryn Woodyard

     

  • Tatum Family

    $25

  • Tom Russell

    $25

  • Brooklyn Jennings

     

  • Yvonne Simpkins

     

  • Rita Rucker

    $25

  • Carla Furcron

    $50

  • Angie Barlow

    $25

  • B. Watson

     

  • Miko Palmer

    $15

  • Angie Dawson

    $25

  • The Pikur Family

     

  • Michael Daniels

     

  • The Balazovic Family

     

  • The Valente Family

     

  • Keith Jennings

    $500

  • Lydia Officer Meeks

    $50

  • Muriel E. Boyd

     

  • LaRita Snodgrass

     

  • Judy Wood

    $50

  • Dr. Nevada Lee

    $25

  • Beverly Bass

    $100

  • Holly Hans

     

  • Charles & Kim Hicks

     

  • Keniyiniate Greer

    $50

  • Tony&Cindy Russo

     

  • Linda Gross

     

  • The Ahmed Family, Leawood, KS

    $100

  • Teresa Walker

     

  • Erika Green

    $50

  • Kyra Lewis

     

  • Quentin & Melissa Crumbey

     

  • Camille Forster

     

  • Debra Jones

     

  • Pam Yanis

    $50

  • Ashley Quinn

     

  • Carl Siebers

    $100

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The Team: $4,542 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Fundraiser Title

Michael Jennings II

Amount Raised

$4,070

Fundraiser Title

Melanie Jennings

Amount Raised

$472

Fundraiser Title

Gift of Life MOTTEP

Amount Raised

$0

Fundraiser Title

Crystal Newble

Amount Raised

$0

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Dianne Cleaver

Amount Raised

$0

Donor Comments

Carl Siebers

Carl Siebers

DONATION: $100

1 month ago

Ashley Quinn

Ashley Quinn

1 month ago

Pam Yanis

Pam Yanis

DONATION: $50

In memory of beautiful Brooklyn 1 month ago

Debra Jones

Debra Jones

2 months ago

Camille Forster

Camille Forster

2 months ago

Quentin & Melissa Crumbey

Quentin & Melissa Crumbey

2 months ago

Kyra Lewis

Kyra Lewis

2 months ago

Erika Green

Erika Green

DONATION: $50

Brooklyn's Butterflies! 2 months ago

Teresa Walker

Teresa Walker

3 months ago

The Ahmed Family, Leawood, KS

The Ahmed Family, Leawood, KS

DONATION: $100

3 months ago